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Avram B Segall

Associate Professor, Political Science and Law

Dickson Hall 263
BS, University of Wisconsin
JD, New York Law School
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Avram B. Segall practices law in Clifton, New Jersey concentrating in the areas of real estate, family law and litigation.

He obtained his B.S. degree from the University of Wisconsin at Superior and J.D. from New York Law School. He served as Law Secretary to the late Hon. Herbert S. Alterman of the Superior Court of New Jersey.

He has been a member of the Montclair State University Department of Political and Science and Law since 1979 where he is presently an Associate Professor. He is also the Pre-law Intern Coordinator.

He teaches “Ethical and Professional Issues in the Legal Environment”, “Private Civil Responsibility” and “US Legal Systems” in the department’s Law and Governance Masters degree program. On the undergraduate level he teaches or has taught Law and Society: Civil Law, Intro to Law,Constitutional Law, Legal Research and Writing and the Senior Research and Writing Seminar in Jurisprudence.

He has been involved in curriculum development and formerly taught “Legal Writing”, “Law and Litigation”, and “Real Estate” in MSU’s American Bar Association Approved paralegal program. He teaches “Advocacy and Persuasion” and coached both the Montclair State University and Clifton High School New Jersey State Bar Association (NJSBA) Mock Trial Competition teams with the Montclair team taking the 1995 NJSBA state championship.

A former member of American Association for Paralegal Education’s (AAfPE) Board of Directors, he has also served as the Chairperson of the New Jersey State Bar Association’s Paralegal Committee and was a member of the New Jersey Supreme Court Standing Committee on Paralegal Education and Regulation where he chaired its Subcommittee on Paralegal/Attorney Ethics.

He is the co-author of Civil Litigation Fundamentals (New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education 2002 and Second Edition, 2006), has published several articles and presented nationally on the subjects of real estate, teaching and ethics.

From 2005 - 2014 he served on the Board of Directors of the University of Wisconsin- Superior Foundation, Inc. In 2016 he was intvited to rejoin the Foundation Board and is presently serving as Vice-Chairman of its Governance Committee.

In the summer of 2013 he was an invited instructor at Tianjin University, China in cooperation with the MSU Global Education Center's Teaching in English (TIE) program.
He may also be conveniently reached at his law practice 973 779-4024.


Ethics; Real Estate Law, Family Law, Appellate


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